If you're going to be in the area and you enjoy scenic drives with the end all goal of elevating yourself to a point that allows you to view a great expanse than stop by Mount Mitchell. The best part about reaching the top was the informational boards that explained what you were able to see in every direction. I... 更多
we drove to this place .it was a long drive but worth a drive.it is beautiful .but be sure to pack up with snacks and water before you go there.there is restrooms but the eateries were closed
Worth the drive up to the top. Great views on the way up, and spectacular views from the peak! The scent of the evergreen trees was lovely as well. Easy access for kids and older people too. The short hike to the top was easily managed by my 3, 5 and 8 year olds, as well as my 60 year... 更多
It was wet and misty and we loved the drive up to the ~6,000ft summit. Will be visiting it again in another season to see the different colours of nature.
Beautiful mountain in the fall. Would love to see it in the spring also. It is easy to find on the Blue Ridge Parkway.
I've been to the top of Mt Mitchell many many times and everytime I go it's like the first time. Amazing views and the history is always fascinating.
So I have been climbing a lot of state high points with my kids. My goal is to go from the base to the top of each on foot. I have done GA, AL, FL, TN and SC. None of these are in the same Ball park as the Black Mountain Crest Trail. It was rated as the most rugged... 更多
Out for a Sunday drive to enjoy the fall colors when I reached the park. The weather was clear and warm so I made the turn onto the park. The drive in is on a narrow road so at some points along the way you and your passengers will be looking off the side of a mountain. At first you... 更多
Spent the day at Mount Mitchell leaf peeping. It was a beautiful warm October day. Loved the views from the peak. We stopped at the visitor center and ate lunch at the park restaurant. Highly recommend a visit!